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>> reports of donald trump's transition team in disarray. how vice president joe biden is coming to the president-elect's defense. this and more as mornings on 2 continues. >> this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> it is just as cold today as steve said it would be. >> it is. >> it is a chilly thursday morning. november 17th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm dave clark. we will talk more about that. but first let's go to sal. we've had a morning filled with a rough commute, sal. >> that's ride. chp has just reopened the lanes northbound 880. at least most of them after a major injury crash this morning. northbound 880 at 237. i can show you that 880 in general has been very slow. the point from 237 has been very slow. now from 101. and they have opened lanes. however, traffic is going to take a while to unwind.
it is already getting better. let's go for a live look at the spot where the crash was. you can see the lanes are open. the traffic will be backed up still trying to get to this spot. it will help now that all of the lanes are open. that is the noncommute direction. we will have a lot of slow traffic trying to unwind there. it will help that a lot of people aren't going that way. they are going the other way from fremont down into san jose. that's where all of the heavy traffic is. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza now. you will see that traffic will be busy for about a 20-minute delay. the minimum its freeway between hayward and union city, all is slow because of an earlier accident. if this is your commute, add extra time. i know it's slow everyday. today it is actually slower than you might expect. you're going to need extra time if you're on a schedule. 7:02. let's go to steve with the weather. >> 880 is open now.
>> 880 is open in milpitas but the traffic is still unwinding. >> there's enough of a breeze that the cold is keeping us below 32. there are a few locations but most in the upper 30s. temperatures will be in the upper 50s. in some of the higher elevations mainly the low 60s here. we are fog free, cloud free. 60s on the temperatures for today. san francisco, 61-48 forecast high and low. 82 in 1932. 44 in 1953. plenty of 30s to go around. 41 in berkeley. 43 half moon bay. even mountain view at 40. that is by the bay. that is cold for them. once we get going, it will be sunny and nice. calm conditions and your temperature probably cooler. if you get enough of a breeze, that is definitely holding it up a little bit. it doesn't take much. that's enough to keep the low from going 3 to 4 degrees
colder than it is. 30 up in kelseyville. 32 in west napa. hillsberg, petaluma. east bay temps in the 30s as well. take your pick. 30 by the concord pavilion. sunshine today. highs in the 60s. low 60s for many. and believe me, by about 5:00, that temp will start to drop. it will be cold again tonight. back to the desk. >> thank you, steve. the time is 7:04. today president obama is in germany meeting with german chancellor in we are minute. in fact just about half an hour ago -- there is president obama -- he was granted by the chancellor ahead of the meeting. a warm greeting as usual. president obama is saying that u.s. will honor commitments. president obama will meet with
the leaders of france, italy, spain and britain. president-elect donald trump will meet in new york with the japan prime minister. he said he wants to build trust with president-elect trump. during the campaign, donald trump threatened to withdraw u.s. troops from japan and south korea unless they paid more of the cost of keeping u.s. troops in their countries. this will be donald trump's first meeting with a foreign ladder as the present. the prime minister will see the other high profile people coming and going from trump tower where they are putting together their cabinet. the reports that the transition team is in disarray are not knew. joe biden reflected on the difficulty of setting up a new administration as he met with mike pence in washington. >> no administration is ready on day one. we weren't ready on day one. i never met one that was ready
on day one. i'm confident on day one, everything will be in good hands. >> pence is leading the transition effort. the most recent speculation about the cabinet can yous tom cotton thought to be in the running for defense secretary. hundreds of people marched in los angeles last night, protesting the appointment of steve bannon as trump's steve strategist. it started on the steps of the los angeles city hall: bannon is executive of a conservative website. they accused him of being racist and sexist. hillary clinton gave her first speech since conceding the presidential election to donald trump. she spoke at a charity event for the children's defense fund in washington, d.c. >> i know many of you are deeply disappointed about the results of the election. i am too. more than i can ever express.
but as i said last week, our campaign was never about one person or even one election. it was about the country we love and about building an america that is hopeful, inclusive and big hearted. >> clinton began her career as an interpret for the children's defense fund which helps youth around the world. most of her speech focused on the work of the organization. twitter is part of an effort to crack down on hate speech and threats of violence. it is suspending several accounts associated with the group known as alt right. san francisco based twitter has not directly made comment on the account suspension but noted that policies forbid harassment and hate speech. critics warn that the suspensions may back fire. rather than silencing the alt right, twitter may risk
amplifying white nationalist groups. a 16-year-old african- american student at monte vista high went to the bathroom and saw someone had scrawled the word white over one urinal and the word colored over another urinal. the mother is upset. in our district, harmful words used during the election coincided with two ugly incidences of racist graffitis at one of the high schools. the words exchanged on the presidential campaign trail and the words on the bathroom wall cry out for how much we need to support, teach and listen to our children. more on what happened to the high school when we bring allie rasmus in for a live report from the school at 7:30. the time is 7:08. stanford university says although california voters approved the recreational use of marijuana, it will not be allowed on campus. the university released a
statement saying that because stanford receives federal funding, it has to comply with federal law, including the current drug laws. marijuana is still illegal under federal law. the possession, use and growth of marijuana will remain prohibited on stanford property, including off campus housing. and now that recreational marijuana is legal here in california, questions are being raised about how to detect people who are driving under the influence. a lab says that it could have the answer to that. there is a breathlize they are can detect both alcohol and marijuana. and a berkeley researcher working separately has proven it is possible to detect recent marijuana use in a person's breath. previously the active ingredient, thc, could only be positively identified in blood or urine. >> it resides for a long time, sometimes days or a month. you cannot use those methods well to determine if someone
has recently ingested marijuana or smoked marijuana. you can't tell how long it's been. >> that will help law enforcement officers and employers tell who has recently smoked marijuana. it would also provide a defense for marijuana users who are pulled over but aren't stoned when they are behind the wheel. well, with recreational marijuana becoming legal in california, people are waiting to see what the regulations, if any, will be. for example, will smoking pot be legal in public areas? what will the law be for smoking and driving? >> all of these questions and more. today our question to you is what type of regulation around recreational marijuana would you like to see in effect? let us know what you think. post a comment to our ktvu facebook page. you can also tweet us with the hashtag #ktvu. the time is 7:10. an east bay hiker's car was broken into and a hateful note was left inside. >> i'm human. i have emotions. it is sad. come up at 7:30, the reason she says it all had to do with
what she was wearing. good morning. we have slow traffic this morning in the south bay. it is not looking good on interstate 280, on 101, on 237. we just have a lot of slow traffic everywhere. we will tell what you caused some of it when we come back. plenty of 30s this morning. it will be a sunny and nice day. it looks good until saturday. then -- then -- well, i'll tell when you we come back.
leandro and a problem in milpitas in the south bay. that south bay commute is slow driving into the valley. 280, 101, 85, you will see a lot of slow traffic there. and we did have that problem in milpitas. if we go to a map, i can show you the south bay slow traffic as it is piling up here, driving into the west valley. the good news is the accident northbound 880 has been cleared away and traffic is quickly recovering because that is the noncommute direction heading north. toward the valley, all of the commutes are jam packed this morning as you might expect. slow traffic there as well. we're also looking at slow traffic as you head on to the bay bridge toll plaza. that is backed up. and 80 westbound getting there. slow traffic, slow and go, stop and go traffic from hercules to richmond and into berkeley. we have the normal slow traffic that you see on the east bay freeways. 7:14. let's go to steve. >> sal, thank you, sir.
>> you're welcome. >> clear skies. it will be a sunny nice day. but rather cold this morning. there is a hint of an easterly breeze. i would think around berglyand oakland, those will be some of the warmest low cases if you get the off shore breeze. sunny and cool as we start off in the 30sand 40s. san francisco, yes, 48. 61-48. the average is 63-50. below on both. there are many 30s. there will probably be more tomorrow. the breeze is less than 5 miles per hour. that's all it takes to keep the lows from getting below 32. concord is 11 degrees colder than they were 24 hours ago. livermore minus 9. mountain view minus 9. fairfield at minus 8. clear and sunny and looks good for the next couple of days. today and tomorrow, i should say. i know it's not much, but east the 3, south at 5 is enough to
keep the temperature up. some of the peninsula and south bay temps a little southeast at mountain view. south/southwest at livermore. in the south livermore hills one report at 28 degrees. i believe that. 40s on a lot of the temperatures on the peninsula. menlo park, woodside, also for stanford and los altos, it is close for many. on the coast, that's a big time chill. southward santa clara valley, morgan hill to gilroy. 39. santa cruz at 42. even santa clara at 38. campbell is right there at 40. 14, you think it is cold, go up to truckee. 14 there. 32 up in ukiah. i'm sure there are upper 20s, low 0s in lake county -- low 30s in lake county. this system begins to approach. it does not look like a big system but it looks like a
rainer, as we say. by that, i mean it will move in late friday and saturday. sunshine looks good. about the same on friday. probably a few more high clouds. rain returns this weekend. it will be a slow, slow moving system. two speeds slow and stop. if it stalls out, some areas may get more than this. most everybody will be in the rain by saturday morning. it is pretty steady for everybody as we go into sunday and maybe even monday as well. there's not a great difference in the totals from north to south. this looks like a system that will get widespread rain and keep going and going and going. there might be breaks sunday but saturday is the main day. sunny but cool. a frost advisory is marginal. a few clouds. cold again tonight. 60s on the temperatures here. and believe me, by about 3:30, 4:00, i think we're done on the high temps. that temperature drop last night, once 5:00 rolled around,
it just went down. >> you step outside the door and you will know it right away. >> i've had about three people say first time for the heater this morning. i was there too. >> yes. >> if you want it, you can expect to see fresh local crab in stores and restaurants soon and in time for thanksgiving. >> after the terrible season last year, this year's crab season is off and running. alex savidge is live at a crab wholesale distributor where they're busy, alex. >> reporter: they are staying busy. good morning to you guys. how does that guy look right there. just pulled out of the pacific ocean a few hours ago and headed to a dinner table near you very soon. this guy is hefty. about two and a half pounds or so. we are inside puchi foods in hayward. they are moving a ton of crab. chris lamb, the ceo, crab season is finally here. how are you feeling about that, first of all. >> i'm feeling really good. we have been waiting for it the
whole year. we wanted to have more crabs. >> i know you have several thousand pounds of fresh crab that were just pulled out of the ocean. you're sending them out here to stores and restaurants around the bay area. show me what they look inside. how do they look size-wise. >> very good. it is heavy and full with meat. as you can see, you know, we just cracked some here just to show you. these are full of meat. >> yeah. very sweet. >> the concern last year, the season started late we know because of concerns about high levels of d. moicas i. no need to worry this year. >> yes. >> basically in the past what happened is the acid would be residing mostly in this area. >> uh-huh. >> so there was concern about people not cleaning it correctly. so that is why they stopped it last year. >> okay. all right. let me show you video too of the operation they have going inside the huge warehouse.
they put me to work here this morning because they needed extra help. we will show you the video. what they do is they actually send crab out to stores and restaurants. but they also send it out and a lot of folks are doing the crab feeds and have special events. they will clean and crack the crab. they put me to work cleaning and cracking a whole lot of crab this morning. how is the season -- let me ask you, chris, as we watch the operation you have going. let me ask you how the season -- i know there's not a huge number of crab being hulled out. the hauls are not as big as you hoped so far. do you see the season ramping up in terms of the quantity? >> yes. i think as more areas are open, we see more crab will be coming in. this is just for the california season. it will start -- it already started in november 15th. but up north is december 1st is when they open. >> so we should see plenty of
crab. i'm happy that we have more crabs. >> crabs put a smile on your face. >> they do. bay area tradition. >> we know it's a bay area tradition. it's interesting i was talking with chris here. and obviously you can get local fresh crab in the stores in the bay area for the holiday season. what is interesting, you can actually order some of these fresh crab anywhere in the country. so you find a lot of people in the bay area, they're ordering crabs and sending them to their relatives for the holidays around the country. this is one of the outlets that does it. they will ship fresh crab anywhere in the country. so if others want to partake in a bay area tradition, no matter where they live, they can do so. >> alex, you're driving my mouth out of its mind holding that up to the camera. >> this one is headed to you, dave. >> thank you, alex. >> my buddy. >> all right. >> alex savidge, thank you. the time is 7:21. isis planned two terrorist
>> we have breaking news. the director of national intelligence, james clapper, has announced his resignation. he is 75 years old. he told the house intelligence committee this morning that he submitted his letter of resignation last night and it, quote, felt pretty good. he will remained in office until the end of president obama's term in january.
all members of an outgoing administration must submit a resignation. he is sending a message to donald trump's incoming administration they need to speed up the transition. the time is 7:25. police in kosovo say they prevented simultaneous attacks planned by isis, one of which was going to be against the israeli soccer team. six more were arrested in neighboring neighboring town. the evidence shows that they were planning attacks in kosovo and an attack in albania against the israeli soccer team and fans during a world cup qualifying match last saturday. here at home, police arrested two 18-year-old men in the vandalism of a theater at a santa rosa high school. they can be seen trashing the theater on november 1st. they say this video is what
ultimately led to their arrests. it happened days before the opening night of the fall play. the damage was set at about $400. the school however received about $2,000 in donations after the incident. both young men are graduates of the rival montgomery high school. police don't believe that had anything to do with the vandalism. a 5-year-old cancer survivor is giving hope to other kids with cancer. she was diagnosed with leukemia two years ago but she is cancer free now. her family knowing how hard it is began calling her wonder girl. now, they have held two superhero themed fundraisers, raising money for cancer research. this year they raised almost $5,000 for the children's hospital. g. >> reporter: selle decide today give away her birthday presents as well. target found out about it and
donated a $1,500 shopping spree. >> my heart is full. and i just want to give back and give back to this hospital that did so much for us and for our family. >> yes, we love her. >> yes. >> while her cancer treatments are over, the fundraising has not stopped. the family is talking about raising more money for research for treatment for childhood leukemia. the time is 7:27. what is usually a moment of dread for a driver turns into a happy surprise in texas. we're going to give you a turkey instead of a ticket. is that okay? you bet it is. how the actual drivers reacted when they received frozen turkeys instead of traffic tickets. good morning. we are look at a commute very busy in many areas. 280 san jose, the south bay continues to be a busy commute. we will tell you more about this commute straight ahead. lots of sunshine but a cold morning will give way to a
>> 7:30 this thursday morning. >> uh-huh. >> i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and good morning. i'm dave clark. we're talking about your weather. steve paulson has been really busy working hard in his office. he still is working hard in his office because our weather involves it being kind of chilly this morning. right, steve? >> i would say most is cold.
a lot of comments, the heater kicked on for the first time. a lot of 30sand 40s. it will be sunny and nice today. a few clouds to the north. our first picture shows clear skies here. but believe me, if that -- i know it's only about 3 to 5 miles per hour on the breeze. that was enough to keep the temperatures from being colder this morning. tomorrow might be a different story. you see clouds up to the north. the coldest here, 37, light east breeze in clearlake as the sunrises. i would not discount that at all. 59 sounds right to me. keeping it in lake county, greta says yes, it is 33 here in middletown. 35 for santa rosa. 33 at napa airport. low 40s. average is 64-46. to go below on both for san jose, you don't see that all the time. 30 in 1964 was the record low.
usually the record lows are back in the 1800s. that's not the case this time. otherwise we have sunshine today. west at 5. believe me, if santa rosa was calm, it would be colder than 35. oakland, an easterly breeze. oakland, emryville, berkeley, they will be in the mid-60s. everyone else will be in the low, low 60s. maybe around 60, 61. east breeze, east breeze. we get a slight off shore component. that is enough to keep the temperatures up a few degrees. 30 in kelseyville. petaluma is in there. mill valley down to 38. many reports around, let's see, sleepy hollow all around 36 to 38 degrees. and glenn helen at 36. blackhawk is in there. one report south livermore hills at 28 degrees. 30s pleasanton, dublin. danville i think bottomed out at 33.
walnut creek 36. one report at 37 by martinez as well. 14 up in reno. what are you talking about? it is 32 here. there are a few locations upper 20sand a few right at freezing there. and we will bounce off of those. tomorrow morning, we will see another repeat of the temperatures. and maybe even colder. there is the system for saturday. late friday, actually. the weekend rain looks steady. not heavy but it will keep going. today, sunny and nice. it will be on the cool side. maybe a few clouds to the north. the key, this will be a slow- moving system by the time it gets to saturday. there might be breaks by sunday. the key is let's watch what happens through saturday. more to the north. by sunday, there is still rain in the mix. nobody is moving out with heavy totals. more towards sacramento and ukiah than around here. everybody is pretty close. that is the key as we go late into monday. might get a break tuesday and wednesday. but the extended outlook looks wet and cold going into
december. cold morning, sunny but cool. now that the sun is up, we will start to warm up a little bit. it will still be cool. 60s on the temperatures. tomorrow looks to be similar. clouds increase by late friday. still some on sunday. let's go to sal. >> all right, steve. good morning. we do have a lot of slow traffic out there. and this morning on the east shore freeway, it is taking almost an hour to drive from the carquinez bridge and the macarthur maze at 53 minutes. and that is a pretty long commute to drive to the bay bridge toll plaza. when you get there, the counter starts over. another 20 minutes to get on to the bridge. let's move to the east bay. a lot of slow traffic. not only on 80 but also the brimming. highway 4 is slow through pittsburgh and bay point. to the middle of the bay, the whole stretch here between san leandro and fremont is slow.
partly due to earlier problems. as we get to the south bay, we've had an earlier problem on 880 northbound. the traffic here is going to remain slow in the south bay on all of the approaches into the west valley. 7:35. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. officials in the san ramon school valley school district are responding to racist graffiti found at one of the schools. allie rasmus is at monte vista high school in danville. graffiti was found in the school's bathroom. so what do you know? now? >> reporter: well, the school is just getting underway. you see parents dropping off kids this morning. a lot of students we talked to heading into class this morning say they are aware of the racist graffiti, they have seen the images on social media. a spokesperson told us a short time ago that they are going to have an assembly, a school wide assembly at 8:30 this morning to address the issue and talk about what happened. this is the picture that has been circulated on social
media. this is what many students saw yesterday around 4:30 in the afternoon, someone wrote graffiti above the urinals in one of the boys' bathrooms. white and colored was written over the urinals there. students say they're not sure if this was to truly expressing someone's view or as a prank but they understand it doesn't matter. >> i don't know if the person was actually trying to hurt people or not, but i know he caused some emotions from a lot of people. it's just bad. >> reporter: now, a few weeks ago there, were two incidences at california high school, another high school in san ramon unified school district of racist graffiti painted on the walls of that school. since then the district superintendent says that he has instructed teachers and educators to discuss the issue, to be -- to -- and he has put out this statement. i want to pull it up. see if i can pull it up quickly on my phone.
he said events over the past month in the san ramon valley and around the country will hopefully empower the community to put the energy towards making a positive difference. it is imperative that our community pulls together to support each student in their academic, social and emotional growth. so a topic that students, teachers, educators and administrators will be discussing this morning. as mentioned, they will have a school wide assembly to talk about what happened at 8:30. about being to you guy -- back to you guys. >> thank you, allie rasmus. a woman says someone broke into her car while she was out taking hour daily walk in fremont. nicki pancholy said she was left this note. now she said she doesn't -- she
wears a head scarf. she has lupus. she bought the scarf at rei to protect her head from the sun. she says everyone needs to be aware but don't let fear set in. >> it will happen to anyone. there is ignorance out there. and i think it is very important to be vigilant. more vigilant now, especially in this heated climate. >> now, the council of american islamic relations says this is the third reported hate crime reported, directed at people perceived as muslims here in the bay area since election day. the two other cases were at a san jose university -- state university parking garage and on the uc berkeley campus. after donald trump's election victory, students at santa clara university plan to walk out to show solidarity with undocumented immigrant students. there is a call nationwide to make campuses sanctuary campuses. there was a similar walkout on
tuesday. the chancellor of the cal state system is vowing that it will be a safe environment for the u.s. here illegally. trump says that his administration will deport tens of thousands of undocumented students. the time is 7:39. the police chief of antioch and the principal of pittsburgh high school have different accounts of the demonstration against donald trump. about 200 pittsburgh high students marched off campus and into the neighborhood. the police chief says three students were arrested, one for throwing something at a police officer. while the police chief praised antioch's high school administrators for not allowing students to join the march, he questioned the actions of the principal of pittsburgh high school who was marching with the students much h >> do they really want the high school principal walking with truants, leaving the campus? if so, what do they hope he will be able to do in.
this instance, he did absolutely nothing when the officer was assaulted. >> i don't know if that would have been helpful to not have anyone there from the school. >> the principal says he and two other district staff members accompanied the students to deescalate the situation and kept the students from entering businesses and also causing other problems. a specially equipped car stolen from a paralyzed college student in the south bay has been found. kendra posted this picture to facebook. someone spotted her van near the board walk in santa cruz and called police. she goes to san jose state. she is paralyzed from the waist down. her car has special controls and was stolen on friday from her family's home. she says it feels great to have her independence back and she thanked ktvu for telling her story. so far no arrests have been made. how about a turkey instead of a traffic ticket.
that's what people pulled over in fort worth, texas received yesterday. yesterday. >> you're going to receive this turkey today on behalf of the forth worth police department. we would -- fort worth police department. we would like to present you this turkey. >> a turkey instead of a ticket. the frozen turkeys were donated to the police department. and officers are out there spreading good will by turning what is usually a tense moment into a surprise. one man forgot his seat belt since he was just going a short distance. he was in for a surprise too. >> that is a blessing. we are giving these away. so that works. >> and the giving keeps going. that man is also a church pastor. he says his church is collecting clothing and food to help others during the holidays. the time is 7:41. a big announcement from washington, d.c. the latest on the resignation of the director of national intelligence. surveillance video of a
deadly gas explosion in illinois. look at this. up next, the damage it caused and the investigation that is underway. we still have a lot of slow traffic out there. as a matter of fact, 280 is beginning to improve a little bit, getting up to the west valley. we will take another look at the south bay commute. lots of sunshine if you're looking out the window. it's not that cold out there. it is in the 30s and 40s. we will end up with the 60s. we will talk about the weekend and it looks like rain comes back.
store windows shatter at the moment of the blast. a number of buildings were flattened. people who live several blocks away felt and heard the explosion. >> just a massive rumble and a big boom. and just everything came crashing down at one time. >> i was shocked because we never experienced something that loud. i mean, it was loud and it shook everything. it almost felt like an earthquake. >> investigators are still trying to figure out what caused that pipeline to explode. and a house explosion in central indiana killed one person t was a two-story brick home in the town of spencer that turned into a pile of rubble because of the explosion. it sounded like a bomb going off said the neighbors. the cause remains under investigation. it is 7:45. let's go back to sal. you've been real busy my friend. i know you can fix everything. have you fixed our commute yet? >> i'm trying to. we are getting word of a large power outage in alamo. i say this because if you are coming up on a stoplight is out
or flashing red, obviously you have to treat it as a four-way stop. if the power is out, it will probably be blank or out in the danville and alamo area. so if that is the case, please treat it as a four-way stop. we're trying to get more fox from that from pg&e in the news room as we speak. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up for a 20 to 25- minute delay. we're looking at interstate 880. traffic is busy past the coliseum. southbound got off to a bad start. the issues are gone but traffic will be slow. i do want to mention the traffic in the south bay has been slow all over the place. let's take a look at the maps. you can see every single freeway getting north -- getting into that west valley. basically going up towards saratoga, sunnyvale and cupertino. all very slow because of earlier problems in the early
morning commute. at 7:46, let's bring steve in with today's forecast. >> would you say things have improved compared to an hour ago? >> i would say, steve, that they have settled down. >> okay. >> it is still slow but we don't have the big crashes blocking lanes right now. it is a normal slow commute. >> thank you, sir. we will focus on the positive. for those who woke up and said baby it's time to turn the heater on, i can't blame you. there were many 30s. it could be colder tomorrow morning if we're cloud free. easterly breeze at the surface for a few. 60s around the bay will be the warmest temps. san francisco 61-48. average is 63-50. and a guy wrote me and said i rode any scooter in this morning and froze my fingers off. that is true. tomorrow will be a similar pattern.
82 back in 1932. 44 in 1943. your record high and low. i hi half moon bay made it to 43 as well. we're creeping off of the lows. berkeley at 41. napa airport at 43. santa rosa at 35. most locations are running a few degrees below where they were 24 hours. and some are well below. concord is 11 degrees colder than yesterday. mountain view is also 9 degrees colder. except for clouds to the north, we will be sunny today. i know that's not much. but i show that because if it was calm on all of the location, it would be even colder. that stirs things up a little bit. 43 san mateo. these are a little bit warmer than an hour ago. woodside made it to 35. menlo park 37. stanford and los altos hills, a
balmy 45. belmont at 44. 38 morgan hill. santa cruz at 44. 34 bolder creek. santa clara at 38. i think santa clara made it to 35 as well. 14 and 24. that would be truckee and reno. partly cloudies to the north. mostly sunny here. tomorrow, we will see similar until this system inches closer late friday. the weekend rain, this looks like a steady rain. the key is that the system is showing signs of stalling out. patchy frost this morning. sunny and nice but on the cool side. the temperature will drop real fast tonight. rain returns this weekend. a very slow-moving system. the key is everybody will get in on rain. it won't be like five inches up here and a quarter inch here. monterey, san francisco, santa rosa will be close. we will take this into sunday and maybe a little bit lingering into monday. there are signs from thanksgiving on of a pretty wet and cold pattern. today looks good but not warm.
frost advisory is marginal. not near critical minimums for most. 60s on the temperatures. and temperature is a moot point. by the time you hit 63, 64, about ten minutes later, you will start dropping. mostly sunny tomorrow. then we cloud it up and rain moves in over the weekend. >> are you seeing any snow up in the mountains, steve? >> yes. but not so much on this. yes and no. the system will dig south on sunday. that will take it away from the sierra. >> we do have resorts opening just before thanksgiving. >> it is cold enough that they can make the snow. that is the key. when they have a little bit of a base, now when it's this cold, teens, that is perfect for them to make it. >> nice. thank you, steve. >> yep. >> stay with us. we'll be right back.
>> welcome back to mornings on 2. one person was arrested in the murder and robbery of a bay area pot farmer in mendocino county. wuester was booked into jail. he took part in the killing of settler. he was running a pot farm in laytonville. sheriff identifies five other men and a woman wanted in the case. they believe they headed into southern california or left the state entirely. investigators say the suspects were hired to trim marijuana plants and they stole about 100 pounds of pot after the killing. they were seen leaving in at least two cars. the sheriff's department issued these photos of what the vehicles may look like. one of them is a white 1999
honda accord, california license plate 7lpn823. the other is a blue 2005 volvo xc-70. california license plate 7 tv t318. charges have been filed against a minnesota police officer in the shooting death of a man at a traffic stop. it made national news. prosecutors say the officer who stopped castillo outside of st. paul in july had no reason to use deadly force. castillo's girlfriend streamed live his final moments on social media. it brought national attention to his death. investigators say evidence shows that castillo cooperated and was reaching for his id, not his licensed weapon. the officer shot him 7 times. that officer is due to make his first court appearance tomorrow. well, the public will have a chance this afternoon to give
input on police reforms proposed by the justice department for san francisco police after several deadly police shootings. authorities released a report that concluded that the police department does not properly investigate the use of force by officers. the recommendations include better training for officers and upgrades to outdaded information technology system. the report also says that officers should be equipped with stun guns. that meeting today is organized by the san francisco human rights commission. it will be taking place at the usf mclauren center at 4:30 this afternoon. happening right now, 29 dogs from an east bay animal shelter are on their way to new homes in minnesota. just about an hour ago, volunteers loaded up the dogs into a van and they headed to the sacramento airport. there, they will be loaded on to a delta airlines flight to minnesota. overcrowding is a big problem
for contra costa animal services. but the shelter in minnesota already has new homes lined up for the dogs. gs. >> here in contra costa county, we have a high volume of pit bulls and chihuahuas, for example. in other parts of the country they're looking for pit bulls and chihuahuas and may have other animals. >> contra costa animal services is also trying to reduce overcrowding in shelters by offering free adoptions every friday this month. got to show you amazing video of a save by a 9-year-old boy in florida. his mom had put his 11-month- old brother on that changing table on the right. mom turned her back for a moment to take care of the other kids when the baby starting rolling off the table. the 9-year-old ran over and caught him just as he almost hit the ground. it happened last month. the mother called it a miracle and calls her 9-year-old her hero. time now to check in with
mike. >> thank you, dave. criminals break into this woman's car. afterwards a profanity-laced note is found inside. the hate crime investigation now underway. a 5-year-old giving to others on her birthday. how she is hoping to share her strength in fighting cancer with other young children. we have a morning commute that is now complicated by a major power outage in contra costa county. this freeway is okay. but nearby, you may see slow traffic. we will explain. it looks like a beautiful day, just not very warm. upper 50s to low 60s. cold this morning. we will talk about a change on tap for the weekend. ♪ my hero zero. ♪
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>> a woman was the victim of a hate crime at a popular hiking trail. we are live in fremont with reaction and to tell you what apparently set the suspect off. a big announcement out of washington, d.c. the latest on the letter of resignation from the director of national intelligence. mornings on 2 continues now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is thursday, november 17th. i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm gasia mikaelian. let's go straight to breaking news about a large power outage in the east bay. pg&e is reporting on its website there is an outage in the san ramon area. affecting tens of thousands of people. san ramon police say a blown transformer is forcing the closure of the intersection of crow canyon road and el costa
boulevard. power has been put to 26,000 people in the san ramon valley. we know that crews are at the scene. we will keep following the story for you throughout mornings on 2. unfortunately there is no word on when service will be restored. all right. let's bring in steve paulson right now. 59 degrees in my house this morning. for the first time, i had to turn on the heater. >> same here. >> i'm not alone. >> 59, it is time. a lot of people said the same. it will be sunny and nice today. temperatures, again, will hit the low 60s and then back off quick, especially by 4:00, 5:00. allen peterson says good morning frost. actually on the pumpkin here. how about that. in happy hillsberg. i see it. nice shot there. two reports from frans valley. gary converse with this information. 27 degrees with another at 28. same property, two different thermometers. i believe it. temperatures are beginning to warm up a little bit. 30s for a few. and the 40s. the breeze kept things from
getting too cold. it is calming down. 2 to 3 miles per hour is enough. it's when you're on the calm side that temperatures do not off. kelseyville one of the coldest at 30. i think we have bottomed out on the temperatures. we will get rain late friday and into saturday. i will have more on that in about ten minutes ago. it is a cold morning. front advisory sended two minute -- ended two minutes ago. sal, things got bad and then better and now theroux they're -- >> we have a power outage. that means that people have to slow down and stop as a four- way stop in the areas. that is going to cause delays. as a matter of fact, crow canyon road at el costa is shut down as crews repair the blown
transformer at location. driving around will be a chore as they're fixing the power outage. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. we've had slow traffic this morning as usual getting into san francisco. nothing out of the ordinary. however, it's a 25-minute delay. and 80 is slow as you drive through. 280 northbound very slow traffic coming up through downtown san jose. this is because of some earlier issues. people are on 85 and 280. northbound 280 near baskum, there was an accident reported. that is reportedly blocking the fast lane. that one just popped up at 8:00. now traffic is slowing way down. now let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. president obama is in germany meeting with the chancellor in berlin. the two will hold a news conference at any minute. this is a look at the podium
where they will be speaking. tomorrow in berlin, the president will meet with the leaders of france, italy, spain and britain. the six-day overseas trip is the final tour of his presidency. new this morning, director of national intelligence clapper has announced his resignation. he told the house intelligence committee this morning that he submitted his letter of resignation last night and it, quote, felt pretty good. he will remain in office until the end of president obama's term in january. all members of an outgoing administration must submit a resignation at some point. some analysts say by submitting his resignation now, clapper is sending a message to the trump administration that they need to speed up the transition. today president-elect donald trump will meet in new york with japanese prime minister abe. the japanese prime minister
wants to build trust with president-elect trump. during the campaign, trump threatened to withdraw troops from japan and south korea unless they paid more of the cost of keeping u.s. troops based in their countries. this will be trump's first meeting with a foreign ladder as the president-elect. the japanese prime minister will join the other profile people seen coming and going at trump tower where the president- elect's transition team is trying to put together his cabinet. trump's team says reports that the transition process is in disarray aren't true and that they are taking the time necessary to make good decisions. vice president joe biden reflected on the difficulty of setting up an administration when he met with mike pence in washington. >> no administration is ready on day one. we weren't ready on day one. i've never met one that was ready on day one. i'm confident on day one, everything will be in good hands and it will be handled. >> pence is leading the transition effort. the most recent event about the
cabinet includes arkansas senator tom cotton thought to be in the running for defense secretary. hundreds of people marched in los angeles last night protesting donald trump's appointment of steve bannon as the chief strategist. it started on the city hall steps. critics accuse bannon of being racist, sexist and anti- semitic. he was the ceo of trump's presidential campaign. hillary clinton gave her first speech since conceding the presidential election. she spoke at the children's defense fund in washington, d.c. >> i know many of you are deeply disappointed about the results of the election. i am too. more than i can ever express. but as i said last week, our campaign was never about one person or even one election. it was about the country we love and about building an america that is hopeful,
inclusive, and big hearted. theirs hearted. >> clinton began her career at the children's defense fund. most of the speech was focused on the work of the organization. back here in the bay area, police in fremont are investigating a possible hate crime. >> a woman says she was victimized because someone thought she was muslim. reaction from the woman who is frightened and shocked. janine de la vega. >> reporter: yeah. we have been talking to people here about to start their hike. they say this is very upsetting what happened. they can't believe someone hiking alongside them could have so much hate. nicki pancholy showed ktvu her car parked in the parking lot at the base of mission peak on sanford avenue. the thief left a notoriety here. her car was broken into. she is not muslim. she wears a bandanna on her
head to protect her skin because she has lupus. she posted about the ordeal on facebook. >> hate is unacceptable. i forgive whoever did this. it's okay. it's okay. >> reporter: this is the third reported hate crime in the bay area targeting muslims post election. hikers we spoke to this morning are sad about this latest incident. >> this is insane. i mean, this is totally unacceptable. especially here. i mean, people are very, very, you know, tolerant. all kinds of religions, all kinds of people from all over the world. >> reporter: nicki pancholy is not letting fear take over. she will keep on hiking at mission peak. the regional parks is asking anyone who may have witnessed the person writing the note or breaking into her car to please give them a call. gasia and mike. >> thank you. twitter is cracking down on
hate speech so they are suspending the account of alt right. twitter has not commented but did note its policies forbid harassment and hate speech. critics warn the suspension could back fire. they say rather than silencing the alt right, twitter risks amplifying the message from white nationists and other groups. stanford university says although california approved the recreational use of marijuana, it won't be allowed on campus. they released a statement saying because they receive federal funding, they must comply with federal law regarding drug laws. marijuana is still illegal under federal law. it will be prohibited on stanford property, including off campus housing. with recreational marijuana becoming legal in california, people are waiting to see what regulations, if any, will actually come up. >> right. that brings us to the question of the day. what type of regulations around
recreational marijuana would you like to see in effect. no use while driving. no nonmedical use at work. basically just like alcohol and tobacco in terms of regulations. keep talking to us and tell us what you think. post a comment on facebook or tweet us using the #ktvu. a 5-year-old cancer survivor is giving hope to other children with cancer. she was diagnosed two years ago with leukemia. she is now cancer free. her family calls her wonder girl. they have held two superhero themed fundraisers to raise money for cancer research. they have raised almost $5,000 for lucille packer children's hospital. she gave away her birthday gifts and target donated a $1,500 shopping spree. >> my heart is full and i just want to give back and give back to this hospital that did so much forrous and for our family. family.
>> the fundraising continues. the family is already talking about how to raise more money to find new treatments for childhood leukemia. racist graffiti at a high school in the east bay. what was discovered written in one of the bathrooms that has led to outrage among students and parents. eat me. eat me. crab season is in full swing in the bay area. fresh crab will be on the dinner table in time for the holidays. coming up, we will take you inside this seafood warehouse in hayward where they are moving a whole lot of crab. that was a scary tease right there. let me tell you. the traffic is not that great out there. this is 280. not that great may be an underestimate. getting up to highway 17 because of a minor accident but it is causing major delays. if the cold weather makes you crabby, don't worry. warmer weather on the way on
alex savidge is live at a distributor in hayward where they are very busy, alex. >> reporter: they are staying busy. a lot of fresh crab just pulled out of the pacific. like this guy here. they're moving a lot of this crab out to stores and restaurants as we speak. a major operation here at puchi foods in hayward. i've got jerry with me. talk to me about the crabs we're pulling out. these are looking good in terms of quality, right? >> yeah. these are selected. so far a great start to the season. >> what about in terms of the quantity? is there going to be enough crab to go around, enough for me to make sure that i have some for thanksgiving, the holidays. >> so far it looks good. i think the only thing that might hamper anything is the weather. >> and when you say the weather, we were just talking about this. for the commercial fishers going out there, when they have
large swells, it's going to make it challenging for them to bring in as many crab as they would like. >> correct. it's probably one of the major things for the smaller boats. but it's the size of the seas when they're trying to pull the pods up on the boat. >> we saw this morning, we were live here this morning and we watched as the first shipment of crab came in this morning. several thousand pounds offloaded this morning. some of it sitting right over there. where is all of that crab going? >> retail and crab feeds. and then of course you can buy it online. >> all right. and i know -- you know, we know the season started late last year. the concerns about the high levels of domoic acid. how important is to to have the season start on time and know that the crab are safe to eat this year? >> this is exciting. really exciting. this is good for everybody. especially the bay area and crab feeds. >> and so aside from stores and restaurants, you guys -- you also prepare for crab feeds.
and you're going to show me how you prepare the crab here. what is the secret to preparing a crab for a feed? thanks for holding the mike, chip. you get the legs off of there. and i just whack them? >> yes. >> there you go. >> oh, gosh. i just knocked -- knocked his claw off. see, that is too much. >> yeah. a little lighter. >> i will work on my crab cracking skills. >> there you go. >> i ruined the meat there. >> that is $20 worth right there. >> practice makes perfect. don't worry about it. thank you, alex. >> his own brute strength. let's head over to sal castaneda. this is one of those mornings where people rely on 880 sat in traffic and/or they listened to you and now things are better. >> it is better. the crashes that caused the backups are gone. and things are slowly returning to normal. normal means slow. at least we have lanes open.
we're starting with 280 because there is a crash in san jose. they just removed it. and traffic is recovering. a saw chp just a few moments ago, it was reported at 8:00, no injuries. they were able to get it out of the way. still slow in the south bay. i want to mention the san ramon valley. we have a large power outage. crow canyon is closed. it will be closed for a while as pg&e does major repairs. nearby on the traffic, we have slow traffic on 680 approaching san ramon. give yourself a lot of treks time. when you're trying to get to the bay bridge, you will see a big back up here. it is backed up to the maze. 20 to 25 minute delay. we are in the middle of a tough thursday morning commute. 8:18. today's weather, let's go to mr. steve paulson. >> thank you, mr. sal castaneda. i appreciate that. good morning. we had cold lows this morning. frost advisory, reports of
frost. san jose, maybe where you live as well. on the rooftops or on the pumpkins. temperatures will start to ever so slowly warm up. super warm in san francisco. this is how cold it is in concord. i had to scrape ice off my window. burr. that is cold. i saw a 33 out near the concord pavilion. 37 at 8th and lincoln avenue. so i know cold valley gets cold in this kind of a pattern. also golden gate park you can get cold readings as well. 40s now for more than the 40s. santa rosa holding on a little bit. we had very cold readings this morning and a few upper 20s. very few. clouds and maybe some fog up north. mendocino county and lake county, higher clouds. this was kind of the key. there was enough of a breeze.
even though it is less than 5 miles per hour from keeping us from being very, very cold. danville bottomed out at 33. livermore is at 36. one report in the south livermore hills of 28 degrees. brentwood made it to 39 which is very cold. 16 up in truckee. teens for many up in the sierra nevada. we're okay today. most of friday and then increasing clouds. there's your rain coming in late friday. including in san jose over the weekend. saturday morning, the system is not necessarily a big rain producer but it looks like a steady one. patchy frost this morning. sunny and cool. the same tomorrow. we will have more on this tomorrow. it looks like kind of a steady slow-moving system as we go into saturday and parts of sunday as well for rain. cold morning. sunny. it will be nice. but it's on the cool side. that frost advisory ended at 8:00 by the way. cold again tonight. one of those days where if you're in the sun, it's not that bad. then you take a turn and go
around the corner and you go in the shade and it is freezing out there. that's what we will have today. good visibility. mostly sunny tomorrow. then rain on the weekend. >> thanks, steve. >> you're welcome. tesla could learn the fate of a merger with solar city. what it could mean for the future of the company. making light of the deflate- gate scandal. how tom brady is bouncing back after his four-game suspension.
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>> 8:23. happening now, crews in san francisco are starting to fill in a section of ocean beach that has been washing away. bulldozers and dump trucks are moving sand from the northern end of the beach to the part south of slope boulevard. the work is expected to shut down one southbound lane on weekdays through next month. today we're going to find out if tesla and solar city are going to merge. the company would sell tesla branded solar panels and give tesla owners a new option for powering the vehicles. but the plan is controversial for some. the ceo is chairman of both companies and his cousins run solar city. tesla is about to roll out the model 3. shareholders are expected to vote on the all stock deal this afternoon. the insurance institute for highway safety says companies who make child booster seats are getting better to protect
children. of the 53 tested 48 received the nonprofit highest rating. two of them were not recommended. when the ratings began eight years ago, about a quarter of the seat earned the highest rating. the insurance institute for highway safety say children who sit in the booster seat are 45% less likely to be injured in a crash than just using a seat belt. the airport expects six and a half million passengers to pass through the airport between this friday and january 2nd. they say international travelers should arrive three hours before their plane is expected to depart. and people traveling in the u.s. should be at the gate two hours before they're schedule today leave. they suggest that people allow time for parking or have someone drop them off or possibly use public transportation. tom brady see poking fun at
deflate-gate in a new ad. >> why would you punish the weak for someone that never happened. >> now brady is making light of the situation in a foot locker commercial. the patriots quarterback served a four-game suspension earlier this season because of deflate- gate after it was concluded that the team intentionally underinflated footballs used in the 2015afc championship game. the time is 8:26. chaos in illinois. >> just a massive rumble and a big boom. just everything came crashing down at one time. all the damage left behind by a deadly gas explosion. and racist graffiti at an east bay high school. what the school district is saying today and the investigation that is now underway. good morning. we are looking at a commute that is very slow in many areas. highway 24 looks okay though. it is improving on the way to oakland. well, unless you're at
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ramirez for the night shot. i saw 43 over at half moon bay. 44 in bodega bay. some clouds up north. mostly sunny here. a few hints of a breeze. that was enough to save us here, even though there were reports of frost on the rooftops. now more 30s have been replaced by the 40s. 50 in pacifica. friday looks good. this system will make an impact on saturday with rain for everybody. great visibility but staying cool. there is a slight breeze out there. and, again, clouds in the north, it will be cold again tonight. 60s on the high side. 8:30, sal. it's been a busy morning. >> the people might be putting the heater on in the car but you will have plenty of time to think about it. it will be a long commute. it is taking 48 minutes to
drive from the carquinez bridge out to the macarthur maze. we can thank, you know, the traffic gods for no accidents here. it is slow getting across into san francisco. and, again, we've been looking at the east bay commute which has been grinding this morning. southbound 880 we had earlier problems. they're gone but the traffic has never really recovered. slow all the way down to fremont. northbound eightinga has been a little slow into milpitas because of earlier issues. in danville, there could be traffic lights out. avoid the corner of crow canyon and el costa as pg&e is fixing a blown transformer. let's go back to the desk. police in san jose confirming to ktvu they have made two arrests in connection with a shooting. the officers were on foot patrol on the east side of the
city on lobey drive. they approached a group of men who ran away. one of the individuals stopped and shot at officers. neither officer was hurt in the incident. and today, san jose pd telling that you say one of the men arrested is on parole and that the other is what officers call a, quote, validated gang member. police had said that the gunman could face two charges of attempted murder of a police officer. new information about a breaking news story we brought you at the top of the hour. crow canyon road and el costa was shut down to a power outage and will stay closed for two more hours. we're hearing a blown transformer caused the outage that began at 7:30 this morning. 26,000 people do not have electricity in the san ramon area. we will bring the crew in on a live report when we can. mayor ed lee says that san francisco will not hand over the personal information of undocumented immigrants to the
federal government. this comes as president-elect donald trump said immigration issues will be a top priority when he moves into the white house. the city collects some information, including names, birth dates and emergency contacts of undocumented residents in san francisco when they apply for a city identification card. supervisor john avalos says that information could be used by the federal government to track down card holders and their families. it is not clear if the federal government could force the city to turn over that information it gathers. antioch's police chief and the principal at pittsburgh high school have differing account of the student demonstration against president- elect donald trump. 200 high school students marched off campus and into antioch. antioch's police chief say three pittsburgh students were arrested, one for throwing an object at an officer. the police chief praised antioch high school administrators from preventing students joining the march. he requested the actions of the pittsburgh principal who he
says marched with his students. >> do they really want the high school principal walking with truants, leaving the campus? if so, what does -- what do they hope that he will be able to do? because in this instance, he did absolutely nothing when our officer was assaulted. >> i'm not sure by not having anybody there from the school and therefore the police not knowing who any of the students are, i don't know if that would have been helpful. >> the principal says he and two other district staff members accompanied the students to deescalate the situation. they kept students from entering businesses and causing other problems. happening right now, president obama is in germany meeting with the chancellor in the city of we are minute. the two having a news conference together. let's listen in. [speaking in german] >> as you can tell the
chancellor is speaking in german. the two have spent a lot of time together over the last 24 hours or so. merkel is the closest ally who is now europe's most powerful leader, some would argue, as that continent prepares also for donald trump's presidency. >> as we listen into the chancellor, i heard her say obama and deutsche land. it will be interesting to see if president obama will use the name of president-elect trump because most of the foreign trip will focus on reassuring u.s. allies. >> and questions whether or not the chancellor will run for a fourth term. of course she is facing challenges from far right challenges like we have seen in britain and the united states. we will monitor this news conference in the news room. we will bring you any developments. happening right now a school assembly is being held at monte vista high in danville where racist graffiti was found in the boys bathroom. >> the superintendent calls it an ugly incident.
allie rasmus is at the school and has how students and parents are being notified. >> reporter: a spokesperson says the goal of the assembly is to talk to the students about what happened with the graffitiyand talk about how they are feeling and communicate that that kind of language and behavior will not be tolerated on this school campus. this is the graffiti we're talking about. someone wrote the words whites and colored above the urinals in the boys bathroom. the photo was circulated through social media yesterday. administrators found out about it yesterday afternoon and they took down the graffiti and called in danville police to investigate who is behind it. students don't know what the person's motivations were in writing this but it doesn't really matter. >> i don't know if the person was trying to hurt people or not, but he caused some emotions from a lot of people. it's just bad. >> reporter: this is the third incident of racist graffiti showing up on school property at a school in the san ramon
unified school district. a few weeks ago, there were two incidences painted in the bathrooms at california high school of racism. it was the same type of graffiti with whites and colored over the toilets. the district is taking steps to discuss the issue with students, teachers and parents. >> it is important that we include students in the conversation and staff. this is something that the district is also addressing on a district-wide level. we have a committee working on next steps. what can we do in terms of training for our staff and helping our students. >> reporter: a spokesperson says the work will continue at monte vista high school with the assembly about to get underway. we have been invited in to listen. so we will be back on the 9 with an update. in danville, allie rasmus, ktvu fox 2 news. new this morning, the chp is investigating a deadly hit and run in san jose. officers received a call about a body along the highway near
toey road on-ramp. they found a man who had been hit by a car and killed. his name has not been released. he was in his mid to late 40s. they are asking anyone who may have witnessed or have information about the crash to call them. the chp also wants your help to find a driver in a deadly hit and run on monday in richmond. it caused an eight-hour shutdown of 580. 31-year-old barba was killed while walking along the freeway. they don't know why he was there. the chp released this photo of a vehicle that may be similar to the suspect's vehicle. it is a blue 2015 or 2016 dodge dart that may have damage on the front right side. a natural gas explosion in a central illinois town killed one person and injured ten others. surveillance video recorded more than a block away from the
blast shows the store windows shattering. several buildings were flattened. people who live several blocks away say they felt and heard that explosion. >> just a massive rumble and a big boom. and just everything came crashing down at one time. >> i was shocked because we never experienced something that loud. i mean, it was loud and it shook everything. it almost felt like an earthquake. >> and investigators say they are still trying to figure out what caused the pipeline to explode. and a house explosion in central indiana killed one person. a two-story brick home in the town of spencer was turned into a pile of rubble by that explosion. neighbors say it sounded like a bomb going off. the cause of the explosion remains under investigation. we have video of an amazing save by a 9-year-old boy in florida that puts this mom of two's heart to rest. mom had put his little 11-month- old baby brother on the changing table. she turns her back and the baby
takes a turn and falls off. but big brother steps in. runs over, catches the little guy just before he hits the ground. this happened last month. the mother is calling it a miracle and says the older brother is nothing short of a hero. >> love the awareness there. >> yes. >> of the sibling. >> absolutely. that will later turn into sibling rivalry. for now they are right there. still to come, the legal battle continues over a proposed basketball arena in the city of san francisco. the case that opponents are making against the new home of the warriors. time to dust off your skis and snowboards. next, when the first lake tahoe resorts open up for the winter season. sal. i can't wait. we do have a lot of waiting to do in traffic when it comes to 880 northbound. slowly moving past the coliseum, driving to downtown oakland. well, it's now cold enough to make snow. the question is can we get more
the dow jones is essentially flat. but the nasdaq and s&p up. a california appeals court heard arguments over the proposed new warriors arena to be built in san francisco. the alliance opposes the project. it argues that the city broke zoning and environmental laws by pushing through an environmental review. opponents also say that traffic jams could block ambulances trying to reach the uc hospital nearby. the superior court upheld the decision. the warriors beat the raptors. they extend their winning streak to five games. they were down in the 2nd quart her they decided to go on a 23- 4 run. that was green there were the dunk. he rolled his ankle in the 1st. came back in to help lead the charge there in the 2nd quarter. steph curry put up 35 points in
the game. kevin durant added 30. the warriors won 127-121. some see resorts up in the sierra are getting ready to open tomorrow. north star and kirkwood open tomorrow. heavenly and squaw valley will hope on wednesday. just in time for the thanksgiving holiday. let's check in with sal and the commute. hey, sal. >> mike and gasia, we have a couple things to watch out for. but the south bay commute at least is beginning to get better. you see it when we go to this picture of 280. beginning to improve on the northbound side. better than it was. it doesn't look great but it better than it was. i'll tell you one spot to watch out for in the bay area. 680 at el costa. san ramon also affected by that huge power outage.
a lot of city streets, including crow canyon road at el costa tough driving in the city because of the power outage. i'm hoping that people -- i don't know if people are watching tv if they don't have power. the east bay commute on 580 is slow out of san leandro to oakland. bay bridge you will see traffic backed up for 15 to 20 minutes on the bridge. a lot of slow traffic. 8:46. let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. clear skies and cold, cold this morning. many reports of frost on the pumpkins and rooftops. a lot of 30s and a few upper 20s. i think i saw two. there were a few below 32. mainly in the 40s right now working off the morning lows. it may not be that bad of a day especially around the bay. a slight off shore breeze. around el cerrito and berkeley, oakland, maybe not too bad. mid-60s there. everybody else, higher elevations, upper 50s, low 60s.
clouds up to the north in mendocino county and lake county. enough of a breeze. so there is an eventerly component to the breeze. peninsula temps are warming up. they made it to 43. and a lot of 40s now. plenty of 30s also in los altos, palo alto. here is your system. it is starting to drape in over clouds up north. a cold morning. sunny but cool. that will be your rain maker for saturday. slight breeze in the mix. it will be cold again tonight. maybe a little more fog tomorrow but not as cold. it will be close. lots of sunshine. great visibility. 60s on the temps. this are slightly below average to near average. i would get used to the pretty cold night tonight and into friday. we will cloud it up. it looks like a rainy weekend, guys. >> thank you, steve. >> you're welcome. finding dogs homes. the state that has teamed up with one local animal shelter
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>> the time is 8:50. police arrested two 18-year-old men in the vandalism of a theater at a santa rosa high school. the two can be seen in this snapchat post. this video is what ultimately led to their arrest. the vandalism happens days before the opening day of the fall play. the school received some $2,000 in donations after the vandalism incident. both young men are graduates of the rival montgomery high
school but police don't believe that had to do with the vandalism. a specially equipped van stolen from a college student in the south bay has been found. kendra posted this photo to her facebook that someone spotted her van near the board walk in santa cruz and called police. she goes to san jose state and is paralyzed from the waist down. the car was stolen from her on friday in front of her family's house in scott's valley. she says it feels great to have the van and her independence back. and she even thanked ktvu for sharing her story. so far no arrests have been made. happening now, 29 dogs from an east bay animal shelter are on their way to new homes in minnesota. just about two hours ago, volunteers placed the dogs into a van and headed to the airport in sacramento. there, they will be loaded on to a delta flight to minnesota. overcrowding is a problem for contra costa county animal services. but it already has homes lined up for the dogs in minnesota.
>> here in contra costa county, we have a lot of pit bulls and chihuahuas. but in other parts of the country they are looking for pit bulls and may have an abundance of other animals. >> they are also trying to reduce overcrowding in the shelters by offering free adoptions every friday this morning. a new chick-fil-a restaurant is open in pleasanton. people were camping, lining up outside because the first 100 customers in line got free chick-fil-a for a year. they don't just get a pile of chicken sandwiches. a digital discount card. it is loaded with 52 free meals, one of week. it includes a chicken sandwich, waffle fries and a drink. chick-fil-a has done this for 13 years, giving away $27 million in free food. how about a frozen turkey instead of a traffic ticket.
that's what people in fort worth, texas received yesterday. >> you're not going to receive a ticket today. we would like to present you a turkey on behalf of the fort worth police department. buckle up and have a happy holiday season. >> froze own turkeys were donated to the police department and they did spread good will by turning a tense moment into a pleasant surprise. one man forgot his seat belt and was only going a short distance. he was also in for a pleasant surprise. >> that's a blessing. >> the giving keeps ongoing. that man is a church pastor. his church is collecting clothing and food, including frozen turkeys to help others during the holidays. the officers themselves gave away 25 turkeys. the san jose sharks are helping to fight hunger in the bay area. volunteers from the sharks foundation second harvest food bank helped sort and box apples. the fresh fruit will go out to
people in need in the south bay. it is one of the events that the sharks are hosting as part of the season of giving campaign. the foundation manager says it is running many more programs like this through the end of the year. >> it can be a difficult time of year. if we can make a small impact and help those, we try to do as much as we can. >> the sharks foundation will also make a $10,000 contribution to second harvest food bank. the food bank says that will mean 20,000 meals for those in need this holiday season. admission so many state parks will be free on the day after thanksgiving. the state parks department teamed up with two environmental groups to offer 13,000 free vehicle passes at more than 100 state parks. they are encouraging people to get outdoors instead of bat billioning crowds at stores. like it. up next, an update on the search for the oakland police chief. what is the next step in the process now that the
>> new this morning, police in kosovo are saying they stopped three terror attacks planned by isis. one of which was going to be an assault on the israeli soccer team. 18 people were arrested in kosovo and in neighboring countries over the past two weeks. police found explosives, weapons, electronic equipment and a drone. authorities say a top site commander ordered the attacks which included targeting the soccer team and its fans during a qualifying match last saturday. new information about the deadly commuter train crash in new jersey back in september. the director of the train suffered from sleep apnea. investigators are looking at that fact for a reason for the crash. one woman was killed and others hurt when the train slammed
into a terminal. 24-year-old zachary wuester was booked into jail yesterday in mendocino county. he took part in the killing of jeffrey settler. he was from bethel island but running a pot farm in the area. five other men and a woman are wanted in the case. it is believed they headed down to southern california or possibly left the state. investigators say the suspects were hired to trim marijuana plants and stole about 100 pounds of marijuana after the killing. they were seen living in at least two different vehicles. the sheriff's department issued these pictures of what the vehicles may look like. one of them is a white '99 honda accord with the california license plate clpn823. the other is a 2005 volvo with a california license plate on your screen. charges have now been filed
against a minnesota police officer in the shooting death of a man at a traffic stop. prosecutors say the officer who stopped castillo had no reason to use deadly force. evidence shows that castillo cooperated and was reaching for his id, not his licensed firearm. the officer shot castillo 7 times. he is set to make his first court appearance tomorrow. happening today, the public will be able to give input for san francisco police after a series of deadly shootings. it includes better training for officers and upgrades to technology systems. the report says that officers should be equipped with stun guns. it will be held at the usf center on fulton. it begins at 4:30 this afternoon. the oakland mayor says that the search for the new police chief is moving along. they found the top three qualities people are looking for in a police chief are
integrity, being a change maker and having a record of reducing crime. >> detecting marijuana on your breath. >> we had to develop new chemistry that can actually be done. >> and tom brady's new ad. is it a shot at the nfl or is he poking fun at himself? >> you know, that's an unfortunate mind-set that you have there. >> just because something is great year after year doesn't mean that anything is going on. ♪[music] ♪ waiting is the hardest part ♪ ♪ >> i've been waiting for this cold weather. it feels great. it gets me in the mood. i had to blankets this morning 4:30 on the couch watching you deliver a terrific traffic report like always. it was 59 degrees in my house. it was the first time that i actually turned on the heart.